Date of Crash: September 25th, 1942

Event and Historical Information:
On 25 September 1942, this Wellington was assigned to 12 Operation Training Unit (OTU) at Chipping Warden and was undertaking a cross-country night flying exercise when it crashed south of Fan Hir at around 510m. The cause given was that the aircraft has been off course. Four of the crew were badly injured, one dying later in hospital. The fifth member was uninjured.

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